Can Cataracts Be Prevented?
Wednesday, March 15th, 2023
Fortunately, cataracts are easily treated. But it would be nice if we could do something to prevent them from ever happening in the first place! Is there anything we can do to avoid getting cataracts? What Are Cataracts? Cataracts develop when proteins and fibers in the eye start to break down, then clump together. This creates... Read More
June is cataract awareness month
Monday, June 15th, 2020
At Marion Eye Center and Optical, we want our patients to visit us for any of their eyecare needs. During the month of June, patients can learn about cataracts, as this month has been designated as Cataract Awareness Month. What are cataracts? Cataracts occur when the lens of the eye becomes clouded. This haziness will... Read More
Will I See Clearer After Cataract Surgery?
Friday, February 14th, 2020
Patients who are noticing a progression of clouding and fogginess in their line of vision may be dealing with a condition known as cataracts. Cataracts can form at any age, but typically impact aging patients over the age of 40. This clouding can impact vision acuity and, over time, cause patients to become legally blind.... Read More
Lens Replacement Options for Cataracts
Tuesday, November 15th, 2016
Cataracts, a clouding of the lenses of the eyes, is a common condition, especially among those over age 60. Their care is an important part of our services at Marion Eye Center. And that care keeps getting better as new replacements lenses come on the market. There are many factors that can cause a patient... Read More
Cataracts: Who is at Risk?
Saturday, October 15th, 2016
A cataract refers to a cloudy area in the lens of your eye that prohibits light from passing to the retina or nerve layer at the back of your eye. Because a cataract interferes with light, it can cause vision problems. You may see glare from lamps or the sun, and it may be difficult... Read More